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Weekly issues every Saturday morning and other special articles throughout the week — there's something for everyone. Check out our sister sites Kings River Lite and KRL News & Reviews for bonus articles.


The Professor is In and Ready for a Forever Home

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Animal Rescue Adventures SECTION

by Lee Juslin


Prof. Hawking, a twelve-year-old Cairn, is very aptly named as Dawn, his foster mom, says he is very smart. The Professor was turned in to Col. Potter Cairn Rescue by his owner due to alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhea.

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Justin Kamimoto About COMMON SPACE/MY LGBT PLUS/Drag Queen Story Hour

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Lorie Lewis Ham SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


KRL has often written about the many wonderful things that Clovis resident Justin Kamimoto has been involved in through the last several years.

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Darrow and Darrow 2, The Key of Murder: Review/Interview With Series Creator

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Lorie Lewis Ham SECTION

by Doward Wilson
& Lorie Lewis Ham



This week, as big fans of the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel, we are excited to not only have a review of the second Darrow and Darrow mystery movie The Key of Murder, but we also have an interview with one of the creators of the series, Phoef Sutton!

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Murder in The Locked Library By Ellery Adams: Review/Giveaway

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow



On the surface, Virginia’s Storyton Hall Resort is a luxurious haven for bibliophiles seeking refuge from the high-tech, social media-obsessed outside world. To remain competitive, manager Jane Steward is investing in the construction of an adjacent spa that would expand the amenities being offered to her book-loving guests.

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Hell’s Bell By Keri Arthur: Review/Giveaway

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Fantasy & Fangs SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


Hell’s Bell is the second book in the Lizzie Grace series by Keri Arthur. The first book, Blood Kissed, introduced us to witch and psychic Elizabeth Grace and her witch familiar Belle.

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Handling Food Insecurities in Our Rescue Dog, Cooper

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Animal Rescue Adventures SECTION

by Nicole Etolen


Have you ever met a dog that, with just one look, you knew was meant to be yours? Your eyes lock through the bars of the shelter kennel and you know without a doubt you’ve found the furry friend of your dreams. That’s how it was when I met Cooper.

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Antique Blues By Jane K. Cleland: Review/Giveaway/Interview

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Mysteryrat's Maze SECTION

by Sandra Murphy



Josie Prescott is an antiques appraiser, seller, and collector. She’s set to appraise her friend Mo’s newest acquisition, a Japanese woodblock print. It’s hard to know which are real prints and which are counterfeit, but Josie and her team are up to the job.

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Mysteries Perfect For June Wedding Reading

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy



This week we have reviews & giveaways of 4 more mysteries that would be perfect for your June Wedding reading as they deal with cocktails, flowers, and France (what better honeymoon destination could there be)-Death of a Cookbook Author: A Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mystery by Lee Hollis, Natural Thorn Killer: A Rose City Mystery by Kate Dyer-Seeley, Dressed for Death in Burgundy: A French Village Mystery by Susan C. Shea, and Flowers and Foul Play: A Magic Garden Mystery by Amanda Flower .

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Murder on Command: Mystery Short Story

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Mysteryrat's Maze SECTION

by LD Masterson



It wasn’t the fanciest house I’ve covered a body in, but it was right up there. He was lying at the bottom of a curved marble staircase, an older man in bathrobe and slippers.

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FOXTRAX Pave Their Own Track to Indie Rock Stardom

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Music SECTION

by Steven Sanchez



The East Coast trio, FOXTRAX, is an indie rock band that perfectly embody what it is to be quintessential journeymen. Metaphorically and literally, their music, songs, and focus are odyssey driven to one day stand on the biggest stages and inspire a legion of fans just like the bands they grew up listening to.

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EH Food Facility Inspections

FROM THE June 2 ISSUE

IN THE Community SECTION

by Tou Chang



On May 23, 2017, in Walnut Grove, California, nine people were hospitalized and one person died from consuming nacho cheese sold at a Valley Oak Food & Fuel gas station. The food item was found to be contaminated with botulism toxin (Beach, C., 2017).

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How To Prepare Your Child When You Go On Vacation

FROM THE May 30 ISSUE

IN THE Travel SECTION

by staff



Traveling with your kids can be extremely rewarding, educational, and exciting. Unfortunately, there are going to be times when you just won’t be able to bring them along. Maybe you are heading out for a weeklong business trip or maybe you are just looking for a romantic getaway with the spouse.

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KRL Celebrates 8 Years By Launching New Podcast

FROM THE May 29 ISSUE

IN THE Lorie Lewis Ham SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham



Today, May 29, Kings River Life celebrates its 8th Anniversary! I never would have guessed when we started that we would be where we are today-with a much more diverse magazine then I ever imagined.

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Cat House on the Kings Shelter Challenge; Open House; Desperate Need; Kitten Tails

FROM THE May 26 ISSUE

IN THE Animal Rescue Adventures SECTION

by Jackie Dale



The Cat House on the Kings came in second place in the Spring Beta shelter challenge earning a $5,000 prize. We truly appreciate all the people who loyally voted for us. The next challenge, New Beginnings has already begun and runs through July 15.

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